Navis Capital Partners has reached a first close of $860 million on its seventh Asian fund after less than three months in the market.
Fundraising | 16 Dec 2013 |
While some LPs may have retreated from the asset class in recent years, private equity firms are increasingly identifying new sources capital as other investors - either from Asia or looking to tap Asia - remain eager to allocate.
Fundraising | 12 Nov 2013 |
Australian politicians have long debated ways to enlarge the country’s tax base as they prepare for the economic ramifications of a spiraling dependency ratio. By 2050 there will be just 2.7 people of working age for each person aged 65 and over, compared...
Exits | 11 Sep 2013 |
Navis Capital Partners has acquired Australian childcare services provider Guardian Early Learning Group from Wolseley Private Equity with a view to helping the 69-center chain double in size. The transaction value was not disclosed but sources indicate...
Exits | 09 Sep 2013 |
Asian fund managers are under pressure to return capital to investors as patience wears thin with promises of returns to come, despite the regional growth story being far from over, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum. These sentiments...
Fundraising | 22 Jul 2013 |
Nick Bloy, managing partner at Navis Capital Partners, explains what ASEAN integration means for private equity and how valuation and sector issues should shape approaches to Indonesia
Southeast Asia | 10 Jul 2013
Navis Capital Partners has exited Callidus Process Solutions, an Australian industry valve maintenance specialist serving mining and oil and gas sites, to Pon Holdings Australia (PHA).
Industrials | 09 Jul 2013 |
AVCJ assembled a group of private equity industry leaders to share their views on the prospects for exits in Asia, changing expectations and approaches to China, and how to address LP interest in co-investment
Greater China | 03 Jul 2013 |
Southeast Asia's hunger for energy cannot be overstated. Of the region’s 600 million inhabitants, a staggering 160 million live without electricity. According to a report published last year by the National University of Singapore’s Energy Studies...
Expansion | 13 Jun 2013 |
Navis Capital Partners has invested MYR25- 40 million ($8.1 million- $13 million) in Malaysian power company HG Power Transmission for a more than 50% stake.
Southeast Asia | 29 May 2013 |
Navis Capital Partners has acquired a majority interest in TES-Envirocorp, a Singapore-headquartered electronic waste (e-waste) company. According to sources familiar with the transaction, the GP invested $100-150 million.
Southeast Asia | 14 May 2013 |
Navis Capital Partners has bought a 54.8% stake in Malaysian IT firm Strateq from Kencana Capital. Sources familiar with the situation told AVCJ the deal was valued at MYR35-50 million ($11-16 million), or around 6x forward EBITDA.
Southeast Asia | 27 Mar 2013 |
Nick Bloy, co-managing partner at Navis Capital Partners, saw Lehman Brothers collapse within days of a launching his sixth fund. LPs had to be reassured or replaced, and the strength of Navis’ existing portfolio was pushed to the fore
Buyouts | 17 Mar 2013
Alliance Cosmetics was already the dominant force in Malaysian make-up market when it was acquired by Navis Capital Partners in 2010. The next step was to use this experience to break into Indonesia
Southeast Asia | 06 Mar 2013 |
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After a decade-long mining boom the economy is experiencing a loss of momentum and the resulting deal flow reduction and lack of value in the market means GPs are chasing many of the same acquisition targets. That said, the exit market is recovering with both IPOs and M&A activity picking up, and an increase in LPs appetite for the asset class, and the recent government change means that the industry is cautiously optimistic for the future and expecting a rise in activity over the next 12 months.
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